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UCL 'University Challenge' win

20 February 2007

UCL students bested Girton College, Cambridge, in the second round of 'University Challenge', on 19 February 2007.

The UCL team scored 185 points to its opponents' 85.

In a demonstration of the benefits of studying at London's global university, the team's diverse expertise was evident in their answers: four candles, fog, Khmer Rouge, legato, tutti, tropical rain forest, ontological, 'Gone with the Wind', the 1960s, 'Carmen', Japanese, European Health Insurance Card, church, Corsica, Edward Hopper, European Space Agency, Marie Curie, Newton, cardiovascular, sugar, Suez Crisis, Lord Chief Justice, Salman Rushdie, Sakharov, corundum and cam.